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28 March 2011 14:37
More than 16.4 million holidaymakers took flights to Spain from the UK's regional airports last year
Spain has emerged as a popular holiday destination among British travellers, with many taking flights to the country from the UK's regional airports.
According to a study by RDC Aviation, over 16.4 million British holidaymakers made a trip to Spain in 2010, indicating a rise in the number of people taking out
Meanwhile Turkey holidays are also gaining popularity among tourists from Britain. The country recorded the biggest rise in passenger numbers from UK's regional airports last year.
Dalaman, a district on the south-western coast of Turkey, witnessed a 21.2% increase in the number people visiting the place from UK regions.
Flights to destinations in the US were the most popular options from London airports last year, nearly 13.9 million travellers heading off to different location in America.
London Heathrow emerged as the busiest airport in the country, handling nearly 65.9 million passengers during the year, followed by Gatwick with over 31.3 million travellers.
20 January 2017
Winter sports enthusiasts are being urged to check they have the right insurance after new research shows only 1 in 6 people are covered under their standard travel insurance policy.
19 January 2017
Nearly 1,000 people have had their holidays in Gambia cut short amid growing political unrest in the African state.
18 January 2017
Researchers at Cambridge University may have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings.
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
Stress could be as significant a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as smoking, drinking and overeating, new research shows.
24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.